Banned Books Week 2014, take six

September 27, 2014
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In day six of Banned Books Week it is worth to look at another American classic: To Kill a Mockingbird. It’s use of sexual assault and racial themes has prompted a huge number of challenges in the more than 50 years since the book was published. You may want to read the book and judge […]

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Banned Books Week 2014, take five.

September 26, 2014
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In day Five of Banned Books Week we’ll take a look at surprising banned and challenged books. In this list is The Carrot Seed, which has been banned or challenged numerous times because it “shows a contempt for authority, and in particular for children not respecting their parents.” Do you think that’s so? If you […]

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Banned Books Week 2014, take 4

September 25, 2014
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On day four of Banned Books Week, we’ll look at The Hanmaid’s Tale. According to the American Library Association The Handmaid’s Tale has been banned for being “sexually explicit, violently graphic and morally corrupt.” If you want to know more about the author’s view of the book, check out this article from The Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2012/jan/20/handmaids-tale-margaret-atwood

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Banned Books Week, take 3

September 24, 2014
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It’s day three of Banned Books Week, and today we’ll explore Bone, by Jeff Smith. According to the American Library Association Bone has been frequently challenged or banned because of “Political viewpoint, racism, violence”. Do you want to know what the author thinks about all this? Check out the following article: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/sep/19/jeff-smith-bone-us-banned-books-week

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Banned Books Week 2014, take 2

September 23, 2014
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In day two of Banned Books Week 2014 we’ll have a look at a classic, John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath. According to Bannedbooksweek.org, Kern County, California has the great honor both of being the setting of Steinbeck’s novel and being the first place where it was banned (1939). Objections to profanity—especially goddamn and the […]

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Banned Books Week 2014

September 22, 2014
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Today is the start of Banned Books Week 2014. The graphic novel The Color of Earth is usually banned or challenged for nudity, sex education, being sexually explicit, and unsuited to age group. Is it really that bad? Why don’t you check it out and judge for yourself?

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Discover Eaglecrest Day

September 18, 2014
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September 20, 2014 – 11:00 AM Join us at Eaglecrest in the lodge and outside and share stories for all the seasons. Follow the story path signs outside to go on a bear hunt or follow the salmon stream or come inside for special story times to get you ready for winter. Fun, free and […]

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